Rev John J. Curran

Died aged c. 77

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Rev. John J. Curran (1859-1936). Founding pastor of Holy Savior Parish in 1895. Known as the Labor Priest, he championed the workers' cause and was instrumental in settling the Anthracite Strike of 1902. He was a friend of Theodore Roosevelt, who visited here often.

Holy Savior Church, 43 Penn St., Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States where they worked